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KRUUSE I Suture KRUUSE PD-X Monofilament: For smooth passage through tissue and high tissue compatibility Synthetic: Minimal tissue reaction Absorbable: By hydrolysis KRUUSE PD-X is a monofilament synthetic suture with a smooth surface that gives minimal tissue reaction and decreased incidence of infection and trauma. Suture I 13 · 346 KRUUSE PD-X meets all the requirements established by the European Pharmacopoeia (EP) and the US Pharmacopoeia (USP) for Synthetic Absorbable Monofilament Surgical Sutures. Colour: n Violet Indications: KRUUSE PD-X is commonly used in soft tissues and ligation where absorbable sutures are indicated, including: n Abdominal wall closure n GI-surgery n Fascia and ligaments n Tendon repair n Hernias n Orthopaedics n Vascular surgery Absorption: Absorbable: n Complete mass absorption in approximately 180-210 days n Absorption by hydrolysis Contraindications: n Where permanent support is required Chemical composition: n KRUUSE PD-X is a slowly absorbable synthetic monofilament suture, and the material is composed of Polydioxanone (PDO) Range: n USP 5-0 to 2 n EP 1 to 5 Tensile Strength: n 75 % remains after 14 days n 60 % remains after 28 days n Complete mass absorption in approximately 180-210 days Sterilization method: n EO www.kruuse. 6Р6s&W2bVV60